Tag Archives: Suffering

I AM the God of comfort, peace and compassion 2 Cor 1:1-11

No fear – because thou art with me. “The world is divided into two things—pleasures and afflictions; I am more afraid of the pleasures than the afflictions. In afflictions you turn to the Lord. The danger is of being carried … Continue reading

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I AM the God of love who allows… Rom 8:28-39

Death reunites us with the God of love I dedicate this blog post to my friend the late Doug Croot; lifelong missionary to the tribes of PNG who succumbed to his years long battle with cancer but is now reunited … Continue reading

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I AM the God who allows persecution 1 Peter 4:12-19

The blessing of persecution By “His stripes we are healed” of eternal damnation, and by our stripes others can hear of Christ’s stripes for them.  Oh the cost of possessing the light of the world.  Like Paul says “we fill … Continue reading

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I AM coming again with my reward in hand. James 5:7-12

Hurry up and wait The parables of the land owner who went on a long journey who left his property in the hands of the servants, the parable of the ten virgins where only half of them were ready, the … Continue reading

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I AM the God who matures my children Heb 12:1-13

One of the hardest things for any parent, let alone us who are half way around the world, is   to see our kids suffer hardships.   My son just had a string of mishaps while driving, which has me on … Continue reading

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